Carson, a black Labrador retriever plows into a snowbank, sinks his teeth into a red and blue blanket, and yanks a skier into the blinding sunlight at the Lee Canyon ski resort. For the 11-month old pup, it might just seem like some playful fun. But for avalanche dog handlers Michelle and Greg French, it’s serious training that could one day save a life.
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As the dog days of summer are on the horizon, Henderson View gathered evening activities for residents to beat the heat.
The city of Henderson continues fueling its pride in parks as it adds No. 62 to the list.
The riding is casual and not taxing. At the entrance, elevation is about 3,950 feet and by the time you finish about eight miles deep into the park, the altitude is only about 500 feet higher.
Maybe it was too far away; maybe my schedule was too busy. Probably it was the fact that my golf swing is already close to perfect. Whatever, it’s been quite a while since I’ve been to the Callaway Golf Experience on Las Vegas Boulevard South. A lot has transpired. It’s now the TaylorMade Golf Experience. In November 2013, the owners and brothers, John and Ron Boreta, didn’t renew their agreement with Callaway Golf, which cleared the way for the relationship with TaylorMade.
As valley residents brace themselves for the summer, Cowabunga Bay Water Park offers locals a way to beat the heat.
Imagine sitting by the pool and enjoying a glass of homemade wine in the Las Vegas desert heat. It may sound like a dream made in heaven for some people, but Providence resident Marc Orenstein is hoping to make it a reality.
With the arrival of warm weather and school almost out, this is the time to think about a summer visit to the cooler climates of Northern Nevada. One of the most stunning areas you can visit lies just east of Elko: the Ruby Mountains.
The National Shooting Sports Foundation reports that 74 percent of U.S. gun retailers saw an increase in female patrons from 2011 to 2012, with women making up 20 percent of sales. Since 2005, female gun ownership in America has doubled in the $8 billion industry. In contrast, a General Social Survey shows that the number of Americans who live in a household with at least one gun is lower than it’s ever been, with 32 percent either owning a firearm themselves or living with someone who does. In the late 1970s and early ’80s, roughly half of Americans told researchers there was a gun in their household.
Editor’s note: On May 20, the city of Las Vegas said it had completed additional testing on its six pools and found no evidence of staph or MRSA bacteria. According to the city, it tests the water in its pools a minimum of twice a day and normally many more times than that to ensure the safety of its patrons.